Sunday, November 25, 2007

Winning people' s hearts, minds with tear gas

Despite the prior warning issued by DPM and Defence Minister Najib Tun Razak, 'pre-emptive strikes' mounted by the police and public appeal made by 'moderate and responsible community leaders' in the mainstream and official media, an estimate of about 30,000 to 35,000 Indian Malaysians from all over the Peninsula gathered this morning in downtown Kuala Lumpur in response to a call by the Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) to collectively protest against the 150-year marginalisation, discrimination and oppression of the Indian community from colonial days to the present era when the Umno-dominated regime has been reigning supreme for the past 50 years.

Winning people' s hearts & minds with 'love' ?


Blogger James Wong Wing-On said...

good night, raju and shanti. glad to hear that you and your boys and girls are back home in tapah safely. thank you for the dinner in bidor on friday night. take care.

8:11 AM  
Blogger Aidi said...

Mahatma Ghandi is the best example to all Indians in the world. The way he fight for freedom and independent. No weapons! Peace!

9:38 PM  
Blogger Aidi said...

Tunku, Tan Cheng Lok & Tun Sambanthan.... if only you could hear our sadness in this beloved country. Anyway, we still manage to keep PEACE!

10:45 PM  

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